[Haskell-cafe] Compiling a windows app - embedding application icon

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 10:28:37 EDT 2009

Hello Gu?nther,

Tuesday, June 2, 2009, 4:47:55 PM, you wrote:

> is it possible to make ghc embedd an application icon in the .exe during
> the compilation process?

i've found that answer may be googled as "gcc icon":

1) create icon.rc containing one line:
100 ICON "freearc.ico"

2) compile it using windres:
windres.exe icon.rc icon.o

3) link in icon.o when making executable:
ghc --make main.hs icon.o

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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